The State Department of Education, Bureau of Special Education, will continue to use the Brigance IED-II (2004) as the assessment instrument to collect and report early childhood outcome (ECO) information in the State Performance Plan (SPP) and Annual Performance Report (APR). The IED-II (2004) is the same assessment instrument that has been used since 2005. The state will not be converting to a new edition nor a new assessment instrument for the 2014-2015 school year.
A letter was recently issued to all of Connecticut’s school districts informing them that the Brigance IED-II (2004) will continue to be the assessment instrument utilized for ECO reporting. The letter also contains ordering information for those school districts that may need additional IED-II Developmental Record Books. Please click on the attached link for access to the letter to districts.
ECO Brigance Letter 2014-2015
The Bureau of Special Education currently offers several resources to assist you in searching for topics discussed in past Bureau Bulletin articles, Bureau Blogs and Bureau Updates.
For topics appearing in articles from Fall 2011 through the present, please use the search feature located at the top of the current Bureau Bulletin home page: https://ctspecialednews.org/
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You may also access past editions of Bureau Blogs and Bureau Updates from September 1996 up to Summer 2008 through the Bureau of Special Education Web page:
It is our hope to bring each of these resources together under one easily searchable index in the future. In the meantime, we hope these resources will assist you in your research. For questions related to this article, please contact Jay Brown at 860-713-6918 or
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